The Boss & His associates
Some ways to deal the authoritarian Boss
-Courtesy : The Economic Times
-Complied by Karthika Petchinathan
Boss is a big term. When you just spell the word, you will
feel the positive vibration. Having a good ,well mannered
Boss is a key to your professional growth.
@You are in the organization. You love your job.
@ You have frequent thoughts of quitting,
but the work is good, and so is the pay.
@There is not much value attached to your
views or methods of working.
@ Your boss makes it very clear that it's his rule.
@There is no point in trying to talk to such bosses.
@You need not give up hope. You can manage
the authoritarian boss and even learn a
few things along the way.
# Establish your credibility
@Earn respect. Stay focused at all times.
@Stand up to the boss, politely but firmly.
@If you are convinced that your boss will not
listen to you, find someone, whom your boss
is willing to listen and convey your thoughts
# Build a relationship
@Everyone values relationships and this does
not change in a professional environment.
@Focus on building a long-term relationship with your
with your boss.
@ For Example: In a situation where the solution
has multiple alternatives, always consider
your bosses' alternative.
@Make sure to your boss that you don’t reject
authority of him.
@ Do not oppose the boss in a public setting but
do it in person if you have to.
# Adapt to your boss's style
@ Remember, your boss deals with different
people differently. He may authoritarian with
some and communicative with others.
@ You should know where you are. Work towards that line
so that you enable this style to change.
@ For Example: Don't hesitate to give regular
feedback even if it is met with a negative
reaction from your boss.
@ After sometimes You will realize that it is
surprisingly easy to get into the inner circle of
an authoritarian boss.
# Learn from your boss
@ Remember, Your boss has reached a certain level because
he has done some good things.
@ Keep your eyes open and learn from them.
@ Authoritarian bosses can sometimes be insecure. When
you follow their methods and achieve success, let them know.
@Your boss is a human at the end and will appreciate it,
which in turn will improve the communication.
@But make sure that you don’t follow your boss blindly.
# Stand on your Feet
@ Even after trying everything, you cant convince your boos
or he is unacceptably authoritarian, don't quit just.
@ Don’t quit because of your boss. Bosses will come and bosses
will go. Instead keep your eyes on your career and not
@ Nobody can hide the facts for a long time. If the boss is
going wrong, then the management will notice it quicker
than they notice your mistakes and appropriate
action will be taken
@ This compilation and the ideas will work only for
those who have positive energy and thoughts and want
excel in their career path.